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Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University is a public university located in the national education system of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, established by the Prime Minister …

Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University was established on the basis of City Medical Training Center. HCM (TTĐTBDCBYT TP.HCM) dated 08-01-2008.

Previously, right from the establishment in 1989, TTĐTBĐTB Hồ Chí Minh City was assigned the task as a Medical University of Hồ Chí Minh City, so during the 20-year development process, TTĐĐTBĐ previously and now Pham Ngoc Thach, Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University trained 14 courses including more than 1422 regular general practitioners participating in the city’s health system. Besides, the school also provided more than 8,000 nurses and over 500 online doctors. Medical facilities (4-year central medical university system) supplement health human resources for remote areas of the southern cities from Da Nang. The products of the University are highly accepted and evaluated by the society, but the evidence is that each year, the University receives the required number of tasks from the medical units of the City and the Central Government unit in the City. The city is 5 times the number of doctors and 4 times the number of graduates. Besides boat, the University also provides postgraduate training for thousands of specialists such as imaging diagnosis, anesthesia, ENT …

Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University is a public university located in the national education system of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, established by the Prime Minister. The school is under the direct management of the HCM City People’s Committee, under the professional management of the Ministry of Education and Training and subject to the professional management of the Ministry of Health.

The mission and training objectives of the school are stated as follows:


Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University is a multidisciplinary, multi-level school within the health sciences sector, responsible for training health human resources with undergraduate, postgraduate and under-graduate qualifications for work. protect, care for and improve the health of the community in Ho Chi Minh City; proceeding to become a key medical research and training facility in the southern region of the country.

.:. Training objectives:

– Training for general practitioners at university level and Nursing for bachelor and college degrees.

– Fostering and training to improve the quality of medical human resources, gradually training post-graduate types such as Specialist, First, Second, Internal, Master and Doctoral degrees.

– Research and application of science and technology, education science, basic research, clinical research and pedagogical research.

– International cooperation on training and research; scientific exchange and technology transfer.


In response to these tasks, the school has been constantly developing rapidly on its faculty and facilities. Currently the school has 42 departments with 330 organic lecturers, including 01 professor, 5 associate professors, 23 doctors, 96 masters, and many specialist doctors of level I and II. The school has relatively good facilities located on 2 hectares of land in the center of District 10 Tp. Ho Chi Minh City, with its lecture hall and modernly equipped laboratories, in which there are leading advanced labs such as biology laboratory, biochemistry laboratory – molecular biology, anatomy laboratory. study … and in the near future, with the investment interest of the HCM City People’s Committee, many large investment projects will be implemented. The school has a very good practice hospital system including 24 general hospitals – specialized hospitals under the City and a quite complete community field system.

The school also has a good tradition in international relations: Cooperation with France in the FFI training program (implementing the role of resident physician in France), FMC (continuous medical training), cooperation program with AUF, the program of cooperation with the University Development Organization of the Belgian Kingdom (CUD) in the third period (each phase costs about 1.5 million Euros). The University also signed a comprehensive cooperation with the University of Liège (Belgium), Mainz University (Germany), and has a partnership with many universities around the world.

Being aware of his role in providing health human resources to the City, Cardinal Pham Ngoc Thach tried to expand the scale of training but still ensure and gradually improve the quality. Lead in 2 years of 2008-2009 school year and 2009-2011 school, the school has increased the official enrollment target from 120 students / year to 270 and 380 students / year. The school also started to implement post-graduate training, which started with the enrollment of a first-level specialist in ENT.

Although a young school, Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University will constantly strive and develop to become a leading medical university in Vietnam, shortening the distance and catching up with schools in the region. and successfully completed the task of providing health human resources to the City and the country.